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As part of a 2010 climate change study in Mount Kenya a woman farmer works in her field. Today women throughout Africa contribute to their local and regional society, but are they being supported with increased education? A new study by Afrobarometer says no. Image: Neil Palmer/CIAT

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Development/Communications Director

Deadline: Monday, November 7, 2016

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: Lambi Fund of Haiti

The Development Coordinator is in charge of (1) compiling all resources for funding in order to shape a fundraising plan and execute it (2) using fundraising, outreach, financial and programmatic data to support the implementation of strategies aiming to extend the capacity and effectiveness of the Lambi Fund of Haiti’s long term vision and investment in Haiti.

Gender Advisor

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Calabar, Nigeria

Organization: CUSO International

The Gender Advisor will play a key role in the Youth Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Access and Development (YouLead) project. The YouLead initiative promotes youth entrepreneurship and employment in natural resource sectors of agriculture, forestry, aquaculture and eco-tourism.

Senior Non Key Expert On Gender Monitoring & Evaluation

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Organization: CIDEAL Foundation

The EU funded project on gender equity and empowerment of women in Lebanon aims to improve mainstreaming of the gender dimension at policy and sector levels in Lebanon by strengthening the National Commission of Lebanese Women’s internal governance towards effective fulfilment of its mandate, to create effective coordination and networking mechanisms with State and non-State actions and to improve media outreach and advocacy.

Senior Non-Key Expert on Gender Analysis

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Organization: CIDEAL Foundation

The EU funded project on gender equity and empowerment of women in Lebanon aims to improve mainstreaming of the gender dimension at policy and sector levels in Lebanon by strengthening the National Commission of Lebanese Women’s internal governance towards effective fulfilment of its mandate, to create effective coordination and networking mechanisms with State and non-State actions and to improve media outreach and advocacy.

Associate Director, Institutional Giving

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: American Jewish World Service (AJWS)

The Associate Director works as an integral member of the Institutional Giving department of the Development division to 1) cultivate, solicit and steward funder relationships and raise funds from institutional donors, such as professional foundations, governments, corporations and Jewish federations, as well as family foundations; and 2) manage restricted grants from institutional donors, which can include assisting in project design, budget management, monitoring deliverables, identifying risks and managing relationships between internal and external partners.

Partnerships & Development Manager

Deadline: Sunday, November 20, 2016

Location: Africa

Organization: Urgent Action Fund Africa

UAF-Africa seeks a Partnerships & Development Manager who will translate UAF-Africa’s strategic plans into effective social justice initiatives and results.

Program Associate, Global Legal Program

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Program Associate serves as the primary support staff for the Vice President, GLP and plays a key role in coordinating the administration of the Global Legal Program, including by liaising with colleagues and staff located in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Director of Finance and Administration

Deadline: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Location: Berkeley, USA

Organization: International Development Exchange (IDEX)

The Director of Finance oversees the finance, human resources, and organizational effectiveness functions at IDEX. Under the direction of the Executive Director and as part of the senior management team, the Director of Finance and Administration provides leadership, technical expertise, practical knowledge, strategic thinking and problem solving skills to the finance and administration functions.

Short-term consultant – Tushirike Wote project

Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2016

Location: London, UK

Organization: International Alert

The consultant will ensure a thorough and complete reading of the document produced by RAFEJE to improve the structure and the editorial and analytical quality. This will include formulating SMART recommendations to be used as a basis for future advocacy work by Rien Sans les Femmes. The role also involves reinforcing the legal analysis of the report, to enhance the credibility and scope of advocacy conducted by the movement.

Senior Programme Design & Assessment Officer (maternity cover)

Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2016

Location: London, UK

Organization: International Alert

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership within Alert for the development of global programme proposals and provide additional capacity when required for target growth countries/themes.  The post holder will work in a collaborative manner across regional and thematic teams to design innovative programmes, identify and secure funding, and to be a focal point for all programmes to access funding through commercial contracting processes.

Community Director

Deadline: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Location: Global

Organization: /The Rules (/TR)

The Community Director (CD) will be responsible for the development of a community organizing strategy for /TR as well as the cultivation of a community around /TR’s work. In many cases, they will be the first point of contact to /TR and they will work to establish deep, trusted and authentic comradeship with social movements globally.

Director of Development

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Antigua, Guatemala

Organization: Women´s International Network for Guatemalan Solutions (WINGS)

The Development Director leads the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of all development initiatives, including institutional fundraising and individual donors, being responsible for the adequate documentation of program activities and results in order to support reporting to donors and Board of Directors, as well as for fundraising, advocacy, internal and external communications, and for the generation of knowledge and lessons learned.

Gender Situation Analysis Consultant

Deadline: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Location: London, UK

Organization: Girl Effect

Girl Effect will be launching operations in Indonesia and India by 2017. In order to inform country strategy, including setting country change objectives for our products, Girl Effect is commissioning a gender analysis of the country landscape for India[1] and Indonesia. The gender analysis will be a desk review, drawing upon existing quantitative and qualitative data and key informant interviews.

Fellowship Programme

Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Location: Accra, Ghana

Organization: Under The Baobab Tree

Are you a change maker? Are you a socially conscious young person between 15-19 years old? Do you have an undying determination to provide a solution to a challenge in your community? If so, you need to take up this fantastic chance by applying to the Under the Baobab Tree Fellowship Programme, so you can be further empowered and supported in making your idea a reality.

LAC Spring 2017 Legal Intern

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Bogota, Colombia

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Center’s Latin America & the Caribbean team is looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful and highly organized intern with a commitment to reproductive rights issues to engage in litigation and advocacy activities to enforce reproductive rights norms in national, regional and international fora.

Health Information Systems and Quality of Care Officer

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF/WHR)

The Health Information Systems and Quality of Care Officer will work closely with the Associate Director of Business Intelligence and Data Quality providing technical assistance to the IPPF Member Associations working under the Real Options project and in particular the Meaningful Use of Data/Systems Strengthening initiative.

Intern – Human Rights Programme

Deadline: Friday, October 28, 2016

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Organization: WILPF

Would you like to work with women, peace and security issues? Do you want to experience the UN Human Rights system and see how civil society interacts with it? Do you feel ready to experience the exciting – and sometimes chaotic – life of working in a grassroots organisation with small budgets and big ambitions?

External Evaluation of Equal Rights Project

Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2016

Location: Global

Organization: African Initiatives

We are seeking an experienced Consultant to conduct a mid-term Review of our Equal Rights to Education project.

Manager, U.S. Maternal Health & Human Rights Campaigns

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Atlanta, USA

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Manager will focus on amplifying the leadership of Black women and mobilizing a broad base of stakeholders policymakers, reproductive justice community, public health professionals, medical community, and advocates to advance state level policies that further reproductive rights as human rights.

Programme Manager, Eurasia

Deadline: Friday, November 11, 2016

Location: London, UK

Organization: International Alert

You will be responsible for leading and managing Alert’s Eurasia Programme in the former Soviet Union, ensuring it is staffed by talented and motivated people, sustainably funded, based on a sound strategy which is implemented and evaluated with a discernable impact on peace, and is complementary to and linked with the efforts of others.

Regional Director

Deadline: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Location: Nanyuki, Kenya

Organization: BOMA

You will be building a business case for BOMA’s engagement in poverty graduation and creating persuasive arguments for the organization to add value to its potential partners.

Consultancy for Evaluation of Legal Assistance Project

Deadline: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Location: Kenya

Organization: Equal Rights Trust

The consultant will facilitate a critical analysis that will assess the Equal Rights Trust and FIDA-Kenya to challenge assumptions and ways of working, and explore challenging areas of our work. This will strengthen the effectiveness of future work similar to LASP allowing us to reflect on lessons learned.

Web community moderator

Deadline: Until filled

Location: African country part of the UNFPA-UNICEF

Organization: GAMS

The web community moderator will work with the European equivalent in the set up and
moderation of the Community of practice. The adhesion to the CoP will be open to
professionals interested in contributing to the exchange of best practices

Head of Campaigns

Deadline: Thursday, November 3, 2016

Location: London, UK

Organization: ActionAid UK

In this leadership role you will be expected to develop collaborative relationships with your peers in ActionAid UK, and across the global federation, co-creating campaigns with our southern partners.

Senior Gender Based Violence Advisor

Deadline: Until filled

Location: DR Congo

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The Senior GBV Advisor will directly support the Chief of Party (COP) in the design, roll-out and day-to-day management and implementation of technical program interventions and analysis. This position will provide leadership and technical expertise on the components of the program concerning gender based violence support services, community engagement, social integration and empowerment, economic recovery, and building capacity to respond to GBV in emergencies.

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Deadline: Until filled

Location: DR Congo

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The M&E Manager will be responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of research, monitoring, and evaluation of the program in accordance with USAID regulations, IRC policies, and international standards for programming and research.

Chief of Party

Deadline: Until filled

Location: DR Congo

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The IRC is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for a multi-year, multimillion dollar USAID-funded project in DRC aimed at ensuring that individuals affected by gender-based violence in DRC gain access to quality and timely care and treatment services. The program will increase and improve organizational and community capacity to respond effectively to GBV and to facilitate the recovery of survivors

Communications Manager

Deadline: Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Organization: International Service for Human Rights

The Communications Manager is responsible for the strategic direction, planning and implementation of ISHR’s communication activities, both online and offline.

Grants Associate

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Organization: Equality Now

This important role will strengthen Equality Now’s capacity to be good stewards of project-related funding, ensuring that we are fulfilling donor requirements, while growing our base of institutional supporters. The role requires the ability to synthesize technical details into a compelling narrative, a respectful and team-oriented working style, and setting up efficient and effective systems for information management and coordination.

Advisor for Global Advisory Committee

Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Location: Global

Organization: FRIDA

Advisors play a key role in facilitating FRIDA’s annual participatory grantmaking process, supporting grantee partners’ capacity development and communication, informing strategy and programmatic decisions and strategic direction every 5 years.

Coordinator for Zika and Cervical Cancer-Related Programs (maternity cover)

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: International Planned Parenthod Federation WHR

The International Planned Parenthood Federation / Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR) seeks a talented and dynamic individual, ideally with experience managing USAID-funded programs, for an eight-month part-time position.

Consultancy for Evaluation of Legal Assistance Project

Deadline: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Location: Kenya

Organization: Equal Rights Trust

The consultant will facilitate a critical analysis that will assess the Equal Rights Trust and FIDA-Kenya to challenge assumptions and ways of working, and explore challenging areas of our work.

Legal Fellow, U.S. Legal Program

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Center seeks a Legal Fellow in the United States Legal Program.  The Fellow will report to one of the senior attorneys in the department. The Fellow will be joining the Center’s preeminent U.S. litigation team, which has helped millions of women and their families by securing government funding for abortions, striking down abortion bans and other access restrictions, and protecting teens’ access to emergency contraception and confidential reproductive healthcare services and information.

Gender & Public Policy Advisor

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Cusco, Peru

Organization: CUSO & AMHAUTA

One of CUSO’s many partners in this fight for gender equality is our partner organization, Movimiento de Promoción por los Derechos Humanos de las Mujeres (AMHUATA for its acronym in Spanish) who is looking for a volunteer like you to guide them in mainstreaming gender throughout their strategic plans and projects.

Global Advocacy Adviser

Deadline: Saturday, November 19, 2016

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Center seeks a Global Advocacy Adviser to support the work of the Global Advocacy team in the Global Legal Program and will report to the Director of Global Advocacy. The Global Advocacy Adviser will conceptualize and implement robust advocacy strategies to advance reproductive rights through UN bodies and human rights mechanisms in Geneva.

Fair Trade Design Intern

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Lima, Peru

Organization: Light and Leadership Initiative

The Light and Leadership Initiative (LLI) is searching for an intern to work directly with Huaywasi artisan women to design the 2017 line of apparel and knitwear.

Program Director, Anti-Slavery Initiatives

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Philadelphia, USA

Organization: Geneva Global

As a Program Director you will be responsible for delivery and management of short-term consulting assignments and long-term grantmaking and international development programs on behalf of our clients. Specifically, you will manage a large portfolio of grants, research and technical assistance to approximately 40 partners in anti-slavery and anti-human trafficking programs in Nepal and Ethiopia.

Senior Officer for Philanthropic Partnerships

Deadline: Sunday, October 30, 2016

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Organization: Mama Cash

Mama Cash is looking for a skilled and enthusiastic resource mobilisation professional to lead our Philanthropic Partnerships team, build lasting funding relationships and guide our fundraising with institutional donors.

Grants Manager

Deadline: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Organization: Mama Cash

The Grants Manager will lead and manage a team of Programme Associates, and work with Programme Officers, the Grants Administration team and the Coordinator of the Red Umbrella Fund to develop, implement, assess and continuously improve Mama Cash’s grantmaking and accompaniment procedures and policies to ensure smooth processing, administration and management of applications and grants; collect and share data about our accountability, effectiveness and impact; and ensure a positive experience for grantee-partners and applicants based on solidarity and feminist principles.

Assistant Country Director Programs,

Deadline: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Organization: CARE Australia

The ACD Programs will lead senior managers ensuring best practice in both people and program management. In conjunction with the CD they will perform representational and fundraising duties and will ensure that the vision, mission and core values of CARE International are promoted.

Program Intern

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

Program Interns work closely with Astraea’s Program Team to learn about and contribute to our support of over 130 grassroots LGBTQI groups around the world. In addition to learning about Astraea’s history and values, Program Interns receive training and guidance on our progressive grantmaking model and learn about LGBTQI, feminist and social justice movements globally.

Senior Member Engagement Officer

Deadline: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Location: London, UK

Organization: Girls Not Brides

The Senior Member Engagement Officer will be expected to lead the development of a strategic, high-quality approach to member engagement, including youth engagement. The Senior Member Engagement Officer will also work on the coordination, planning, implementation and delivery of member capacity building opportunities; on facilitating members’ access to funding opportunities; and on managing the secretariat’s knowledge base relating to the Girls Not Brides membership, among others.

Legal Assistant, U.S. Legal Program

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Center seeks a Legal Assistant who will support the work of four or five assigned litigation attorneys in the U.S. Legal Program, one of whom will be the Legal Assistant’s supervisor.

Senior Experts on Gender (3 positions)

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Organization: CIDEAL

The EU funded project on gender equity and empowerment of women in Lebanon aims to improve mainstreaming of the gender dimension at policy and sector levels in Lebanon by strengthening the National Commission of Lebanese Women’s internal governance towards effective fulfillment of its mandate, to create effective coordination and networking mechanisms with State and non-State actions and to improve media outreach and advocacy.

Director, Research, Evaluation & Learning

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: American Bar Association

The Director, Research, Evaluation & Learning, directs overall research, evaluation and learning efforts that support and strengthen ROLI programs throughout the world.

Online/Offline Campaigner-Coach-Strategist

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Global

Organization: Social Movement Technologies (SMT)

Social Movement Technologies (SMT) seeks a versatile and highly experienced digital campaigner to help groups with online/offline organizing strategy, manage online organizing and develop and execute online/offline campaigns working with a range of movement organizations including unions and a full range of justice organizing groups, working remotely.

Senior Director of Regional Programs

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Senior Director of Regional Programs (SD of Regional Programs) is a new position designed to play a critical role in the senior management of the Center’s Global Legal Program (GLP). The SD of Regional Programs will be responsible for managing the considerable expansion and growth foreseen across GLP’s regional programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Manager, Act for Women Campaign

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Manager will help envision a robust campaign strategy and plan to influence federal policymakers, build power in the states to promote WHPA and connect our state strategies to this federal bill, and help elevate our organizing platform to energize our base and allies and welcome new supporters. The Manager will also assist in developing mechanisms that will foster greater collaboration with other progressive groups and movements to help achieve cross-cutting change.

WPE/GBV Program Manager

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Mali

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The WPE/GBV Emergency Program Manager will lead program implementation, build national staff capacity to provide direct support to GBV survivors, mentor, supervise and monitor team activities, and ensure financial and logistical controls are implemented according to IRC protocols.

Gender Advisor

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Democratic Republic of Congo

Organization: International Rescue Committee

The Gender Advisor will coordinate, provide guidance and technical support for the implementation of a strategy to implement gender-sensitive and women’s empowerment approaches for the entire Integrated Health Project, including ensuring equal access to quality medical and psychosocial support services for survivors of violence and access for women and girls to essential health care services.

Communications Manager

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Iraq

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

This position will be responsible for managing the communication needs for IRC Iraq as the programme prepares for the humanitarian impact of the military operation to retake Mosul. The Communications Manager will also gather and channel information about the IRCs response activities at the field-level in the form of sitreps, factsheets, case studies and other regular reports for dissemination to staff, stakeholders and donors.

Women’s Program Intern

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Lima, Peru

Organization: Light and Leadership Initiative (LLI)

The intern will lead our Women’s program and participate in Program Development for our children’s programs.

Technical Coordinator – Gender Equality

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Nyabihu District, Rwanda

Organization: Youth Challenge International (YCI)

The EMBRACE project is seeking a results-oriented volunteer Gender Equality (GE) Specialist to ensure the effective implementation of gender transformative programming, donor compliance and evidence-based reporting. In consultation with the GE specialist at ADRA Canada, the Gender Equality Technical Coordinator will specifically support ADRA Rwanda in developing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on the Gender Equality Strategy (GES) of the EMBRACE Project, but will also provide support to other country offices within the EMBRACE program as needed.

Junior Accountant

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

The Junior Accountant reports to the Controller and is responsible for the processing the day-to-day bookkeeping for Astraea and its fiscal sponsorships. This position works on all the basic accounting processes, including journal entries, payroll, bank reconciliations, revenue reconciliations, government grant accounting reconciliations, accounts payable and cash receipts.

Adolescent Girl-friendly Services Consultant

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Global

Organization: International Rescue Committee

The IRC is looking for a consultant to supplement existing IRC training resources for service providers, namely the WPE CM, CCSAS and CCS guidelines and training toolkits, to ensure they are responding to the specific needs of adolescent girls who might access health, psychosocial and case management services after being exposed to VAWG. The consultant will need to use a trauma lens across this work, by considering how trauma potentially impacts adolescent girls specifically and addressing this in the final recommendations.

Women’s Protection & Empowerment Service Delivery Specialist

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: International Rescue Committee

The Women’s Protection and Empowerment Service Delivery Specialist will inform new initiatives of the IRC’s Violence Prevention and Response Unit’s service delivery framework for violence against women and girls, with a specific focus on mobile, remote and technology-based service delivery approaches.

Protection Coordinator

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Iraq

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Primary duties include strengthening the protection sector across the range of current activities implemented by IRC in Iraq, technical oversight of the protection program and strategic positioning of IRC in Iraq for the delivery of high quality protection programming going forward.

Gender & Public Policy Advisor

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Cusco, Peru

Organization: CUSO International

You’ll play a key role along with AMHUATA’s human trafficking project team in the planning, designing and implementing of gender tools essential for the AMHUATA’S development of their staff’s knowledge and skills.

Protection Working Group Co-Coordinator

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Jordan

Organization: International Rescue Committee

The Co-Coordinator will also be responsible for ensuring that the NGO membership is contributing to and sharing working group responsibilities, and will play a lead role in developing the active engagement and technical capacity of members of the working group. The Co-Coordinator will be expected to represent the Jordan hub at all Whole of Syria and intersector/interagency fora as required.

Staff Attorney for Judicial Strategy

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Staff Attorney for Judicial Strategy will work closely with other members of the Judicial Strategy team, as well as with other Center staff, including Center litigators, the Pro Bono team, and the Center’s Communications Department.

Fundraising Trustee

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Uganda

Organization: Irise International

Irise International is working to expand its fundraising activities and donor base in the UK. We are looking for an individual with experience of fundraising to join our board of expert trustees and help support this strategy.

Gender Advisor

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Mozambique

Organization: Gender Resources Inc (GRI)

The Gender Advisor will have overall accountability to ensure strategic development, delivery of project results, and client satisfaction for women’s agricultural development project components.

Gender Advisor

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Zambia

Organization: Gender Resources Inc (GRI)

The program will work with Economic Development, Health, and Education offices to implement an integrated agriculture, nutrition, and water and sanitation activity to reduce stunting through agriculture, water and sanitation, and behavior change.

Gender Advisor, Rwanda Sustainable Food, Agriculture & Nutrition

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Rwanda

Organization: GRI (Gender Resources)

The Advisor will have overall accountability to ensure strategic development, delivery of project results, and client satisfaction for women’s agricultural development project components. The Advisor will report to the DCoP and GRI President.

Senior Technical Advisor, Gender

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: PCI

The Sr. Technical Advisor will lead provision of technical assistance to projects and support proposal development ensuring that all of PCI’s programs integrate gender effectively.  In addition, he/she will participate in policy work and represent PCI’s gender work externally; ensuring that PCI’s profile and reputation are enhanced within the international development community.

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These job listings have been provided by AWID – Association for Women’s Rights in Development

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